A simple and fool-proof coq au vin recipe prepared in the slow cooker. A one pot meal, richly flavored with thyme, onion, mushrooms, potatoes and red wine.
I was looking at the old Julia Child recipe for coq au vin, and I could already begin to taste the rich, earthy, full flavor of this famous French chicken dish.
The garlic and onions.
The thyme and butter.
The slow cooked chicken.
And of course, plenty of red wine.
It all sounded amazing, comforting, and perfect for a chilly evening inside.
Small problem though. The recipe involved at least 20 steps, about 10 pots and pans, and several hours worth of work.
I had to ask: how does coq au vin even begin to fit into the typical workday evening?
So I created my own simplified and fool-proof version of the recipe using my slow cooker. Read More